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Latitude: 50.3895 / 50°23'22"N
Longitude: -3.6647 / 3°39'52"W
OS Eastings: 281757
OS Northings: 55731
OS Grid: SX817557
Mapcode National: GBR QP.2S7B
Mapcode Global: FRA 3860.Q3F
Plus Code: 9C2R98QP+R4
Entry Name: Chimney About 130 Metres South East of Tuckenhay Paper Mills
Listing Date: 26 April 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324971
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100999
Location: Ashprington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
Civil Parish: Ashprington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cornworthy St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
26-APR-1993 Chimney about 130 metres south east of
Tuckenhay Paper Mills
Detached chimney of paper mills. Dated 1889, with initials H.S. Local
stone. Double stack with grey Devon limestone quoins and red brick shaft.
The stack is square on plan with slight batter. Corbelled base of red
brick shaft which is also square on plan and has round-headed panel on each
side with keystone and impost and a corbelled brick cornice. On the side
there is a datestone in the head of the panel, much weathered but appears
to bear date 1889 with initials H.S. On the north side at the base of the
shaft the flue runs down the hillside to Tuckenhay paper mills qv. The
flue runs underground and is built of stone rubble, apparently with a brick
The chimney served the 1889 extension (Tuckenhay Paper Mills qv) to the
earlier paper mill (Tuckenhay Mill qv) which is said to have begun work in
1829. It produced high quality hand-made paper and was the only surviving
'vat'-mill in Devon (Hoskins).
Source: W H Hoskins, Devon (published 1954) page 322 (under Ashprington
Listing NGR: SX8175755730
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